All the TV that's mad, bad, or just a little bit evil for Friday. Our Tiny Tanya Turner ratings show just how low each show goes – the more Tanyas a show scores, the more mental it is.
» SING! American Idol, ITV2, 8.30pm Are we really on season four already? Good grief. We’re not only on the fourth season, but we’re at the end of the preliminary rounds too, so this is where things start to get interesting. Paula, Simon and Randy continue to whittle down the contestants to eliminate the unworthy – but will we be left with a Kelly Clarkson? Or a Reuben Stoddard?
» KA-PING! Undercover Magic, Sky One, 9.00pm A team of magicians take their tricks to the streets (as it were) to try them out on unsuspecting members of the public. It sounds kind of hokey, yes, but it’s Friday night, so if you can find anything better on, be our guest…
» ZING! The Friday Night Project, Channel 4, 10.00pm Whilst unlikely to win any awards for originality in the fields of titles – or indeed content – this show might put a bit of va-va-voom back into Fridays. One of the quirks in the pitch for this show is that each week contains a guest celebrity co-host – this week showbiz luminary Vinnie Jones. And as if to prove the indie, edgy credentials of the show, the musical guests for the first episode are Charlie Busted’s new band, Fightstar.
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According to Marxist theory, cultural forms such as opera, classical music and the literary works of Shakespeare all fall under the heading of high culture. Low culture refers to a wide variety of cultural themes that are characterised by their consumption by the masses.
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